headgear

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noun head·gear \-ˌgir\

Definition of headgear

  1. 1 :  a covering or protective device for the head

  2. 2 :  a harness for a horse's head

Examples of headgear in a sentence

  1. The law requires cyclists to wear protective headgear.

  2. Her preferred form of headgear is a big, floppy hat.

15th Century

First Known Use of headgear

15th century


HEADGEAR Defined for English Language Learners

headgear

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noun head·gear \-ˌgir\

Definition of headgear for English Language Learners

  • : things (such as hats and helmets) that are worn on your head


HEADGEAR Defined for Kids

headgear

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noun head·gear \ˈhed-ˌgir\

Definition of headgear for Students

  1. :  something worn on the head <She wears protective headgear when skiing.>



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